For disc brakes and if you didn't replace the rotors, check that the pads do not ride on ANY area of the rotor that has not been resurfaced. If the noise mostly happens at low speed while _not_ applying brake, and if they are disc brakes, check for bent or misaligned abutment clips and anti-rattle clips.
If you installed them yourself did you use any of that liquid plastic stuff on the BACKS of the pads? It lightly glues them to the calipers preventing vibration.
If they are brand new discs too, they may squeak a bit until the machineing grooves get ground away... a few days driving.
Could be grease or oil on the brake pad. If so, buy some pad cleaner and follow the instructons.
A squeak is a vibration. Vibrations can be eliminated in many cases, but some cars such as the Neon are inherently noisy. All surfaces the come in contact with each other except the pad to rotor surfeace should be thoughly cleaned with a disc, abrasive paper, wire brush or similiar, including any caliper pins. Apply a coating of disc brake caliper grease to all these loactions prior to assy..
Newer brakes are no longer made with asbestos (which was found to cause cancer) so they switched to all sorts of things... but I've noticed that newer brakes are louder and they don't feel as nice when braking. Or they may need a little while to break in. If this continues, then take it back to where you had the brakes done and have them take a look. :)
If you installed them yourself, you need to check to see if your rotors are warped or uneven, this will also make a squealing sound. You may need to have your rotors turned or replaced.
did you put high quality brakes on your car if so then it is normal do not worry about it. even if not some brakes just squeak all the time
Either someone left the sound suppressors off or/and didn't spray with the soundproofing.
Depends on the kind of pads/rotors you got. It's normal for some compounds to squeak .
I've greased that wheel, but it still has a squeak. I managed to squeak by the accident scene without a scratch.
The brake pads have a small metal piece which makes he brake squeak. This means it's time to change your brakes. The longer you let it squeak, the more damage it does to you rotor. Still the rotor can be resurfaced or if needed replaced.
If you didn't turn the rotors (have them ground to give a smooth, even surface), the uneven rotor face on the new pads may squeal.
probably have a bad master cylinder.
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Hey Ike==Ever since the EPA took away asbestos, this has been a problem. There are greases, shims etc that are designed to help but sometimes they don't. Make sure the person who replaced your pads used what the manufacturer suggested. GoodluckJoe
that all depends on if you were driving down the road or sitting still but no it does not nessessarally mean that
grease needs to be applied behind the rattle clip before rattle clip is put back on..need more info contact email@example.com
check tensioner pulley and idler pulley if equipped.
If you brakes are still squeaking after you change your brake pads in any car, you have a warped rotor. The squeaking is caused by the rotor vibrating when pressure is applied by the pads. The best way to permanently fix the problem is to replace your pads and your rotors at the same time. This can also cause accelerated wear on the new pads if you do not replace the rotors at the same time, or at least have them turned.
The caliper bolts may need lubricant as the caliper slides across the metal bolts it may squeak. Or overnight brake rotors can rust so when it first moves in the morning it may squeak.
its recommended you put traction control on when driving in icey conditions, the car will still slide if you apply the brakes or accelerate quickly tho
Your brake system needs repair immediately. The brakes are squealing because the pads are worn out, and you are hearing the warning device or the metal to metal contact of the pad and rotor. Stop driving the car and have the brakes repaired. The ABS light may or may not go out. If it does not, there is problem with the ABS. Your standard brakes will still work.
rplaced and bleed brackes on a 95 Honda civic but still no brakes
i had that happen to did you change your own brakes? because i sent mine in and it cost like $300 to get it fixed plus get brakes put on so idk what they put on to fix that ticking noise.
It must be the rear brakes at fault.
No you dont have to. All I did was was pump the brakes with the car running
You still have air in the back brake lines or they are not adjusted properly which is making the front brakes take the full load
Yep. What about them? S-cam foundation brakes, disc brakes, and piston brakes are available. Wedge brakes are a bit of dinosaur, but still might be seen from time to time (particularly on the steer axles of vocational and heavy haul trucks).
i changed rear brakes on 1997 Chevy sub and after one week driver side locks up it will still back up but drive still locked in forward
This grossly unsafe. If you have just the booster fail the brakes will still work but not well. If the brakes fail completely you could crash and die.